Updated regularly. Provides access to various reference sources, including dictionaries (Japanese, English and multi-languages, such as the Dictionary of Synonyms in Japanese), encyclopedias (Encyclopedia Nipponica, Encyclopedia of Japan, Kodansha Encyclopedia of Japan, etc.), other Japanese reference works (biographies, maps, chronologies, etc.), full text Tōyō Bunko and Shūkan Ekonomisuto (Weekly Economist), and other visual and sound databases. Also includes its sub-series: 日本歴史地名大系 and 国史大辞典.
Dates of coverage vary (see More for details). Unlimited users.
Provides access to Asahi Shinbun newspaper articles from 1879 to present. Includes the full text of Asahi Shinbun from 1985 to present, Shukan Asahi and AERA, Asahi Shinbun reduced size facsimile from 1879 to 1989, contemporary dictionary Chiezo, Who’s Who database, and historical photo archive. Read the introduction to learn more.
Updated regularly. Provides indexing to periodical articles published in Japanese, including those in former Japanese colonies, and local periodicals not present in many other indexes. Merges data from various composite periodical indexes by Kokuritsu Kokkai Toshokan.
A multi-year global digitization and publishing program focusing on primary source collections of the nineteenth century. The content is sourced from the world's preeminent libraries and archives. It consists of monographs, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, ephemera, maps, photographs, statistics, and other kinds of documents in both Western and non-Western languages.